Photo courtesy @womensart1
Jul 9, 2021
Brooklyn Tweets of the Week: Eric Adams clinches the nom, a snake escapes, bagel advice for newbies
A roundup of (some of) our favorite locally sourced tweets for the week ending July 9
Independence Day was clearly 10 months ago, and yet it was also less than a week ago. How is this possible?
A lot happened this week. Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams became the Democratic Party nominee in the mayoral race and a snake got loose in Bed-Stuy. (We’re pretty sure the two are completely unrelated.)
Joey Chestnut broke his own world record by eating 76 hot dogs in 10 minutes. And Uber taught us to love the G train again.
If you see something, say something: Be sure to tag us if you see anything that should be noted next week. Have a great weekend!
I grew up poor in Brooklyn & Queens. I wore a bulletproof vest to keep my neighbors safe. I served my community as a State Senator & Brooklyn Borough President. And I’m honored to be the Democratic nominee to be the Mayor of the city I’ve always called home.
Thank you, New York! pic.twitter.com/YU2DBIFU5D
— Eric Adams (@ericadamsfornyc) July 7, 2021
This is the cost of an Uber from Williamsburg to Park Slope right now lol (yeah I’m taking the G) pic.twitter.com/C4t8TuS7Bx
— Jill Filipovic (@JillFilipovic) July 5, 2021
As everyone knows, there was never traffic on the Brooklyn Bridge before they put a bike lane on it. https://t.co/gPBjOXwM7n
— Doug Gordon (@BrooklynSpoke) July 8, 2021
– Lives in Bushwick
– Mom jeans
– Blogs for Pitchfork
– Smokes cigarettes in the outdoor section of Metropolitan
– Loves carrots pic.twitter.com/B62yLqqp6P
— Hugh McIntyre (@PopBangHugh) July 2, 2021
A water gun battle has broken out in Crown Heights
— Joe Bernstein (@Bernstein) June 30, 2021
meeting a friend at a crowded bar in bushwick pic.twitter.com/OcY4XGrmGo
— (@spinubzilla) July 4, 2021
reporting live from bed stuy where the nypd has dispatched 3 cruisers, an emergency service unit, and seemingly a helicopter to capture a snake pic.twitter.com/tu24U9tCsP
— manny (@mannyfidel) July 6, 2021
I just watched my city-council-person-elect spin at a block party to save my bestie’s record store. I fucking love Brooklyn.
— Justin Cohen (he/him) (@juscohen) July 5, 2021
— #WOMENSART (@womensart1) July 3, 2021
gonna write a goodbye to all that style essay about moving from the part of bushwick that is almost bed stuy to the part of bed stuy that’s almost bushwick
— g a b y (@gabydvj) July 3, 2021
Brooklyn graffiti just isn’t what it used to be. pic.twitter.com/hxNtKxXypF
— Abbi Crutchfield (@curlycomedy) July 4, 2021
it hurts to see someone else living your dream* **
*when i was 6 my dream was to compete in the coney island hot dog eating contest
**im vegan now https://t.co/UwKtmG7yyF
— teāgan (@waporvave) July 4, 2021
— Aseem Chhabra (@chhabs) July 4, 2021
Something very American about being on a row of treadmills where every single runner has their TV turned to the Coney Island hot dog eating competition.
— Khalid El Khatib (@kmelkhat) July 4, 2021
— Max Guliani (@maximusupinNYc) July 6, 2021
Don’t waste your time on bad bodegas. Just move on to the next. Best bagels near you; Russ &Daughters at Navy Yard, La Bagel Delight, Bagel Hole. Some of the best ones in NYC : Essa, David’s, H &H, Tal, Utopia, & Tasty Bagels in Bensonhurst. Welcome to Brooklyn.
— Ichabod Music Co (@ichabodmusic) July 8, 2021
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